|American Inquisition - John Odam & Chris Davis|
In may of 2004 images of prisoner abuse in Iraq shocked the world. Was this the work of a few "bad apples," or did the the responsibility go all the way to the top? American Inquisition traces the origins of policies that gave rise to the use of torture. Interviews with journalists, psychologists and legal scholars attempt to peel away the layers of denial and secrecy that obscure the truth about a practice that is widespread, illegal, and ongoing...
Keywords: Iraq, Afghanistan, Guantanamo, torture, Bush, Rumsfeld
|Interview: James Goldsborough - Alternate Focus|
Alternate Focus interviews James Goldsborough, former columnist for the San Diego Union Tribune. A long-time newspaperman who has worked in Europe and America since the 1960s, Goldsborough had provided a provocative voice to San Diego's conservative daily paper for more than a decade. Last December, however, Goldsborough abruptly resigned from the paper after a column was killed by the publisher. In this December 2004 interview, Goldsborough draws on his extensive knowledge of U.S...
Keywords: bush; media; middle east